Samara Private Game Reserve: How one family’s rewilding project returned big cats to the Great Karoo

(CNN) — In the Great Karoo, a vast semi-arid expanse in South Africa, lions and cheetahs once roamed. But then came farms and fences and guns. By the 1840s lions were gone; then by the 1870s, cheetahs too. Much of what is now the Samara Private Game Reserve, in the Eastern Cape, became home to … Read more